The Museum will be open 10 a.m.–7 p.m.

  1. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Art Beyond Sight

    Beck Building

    In this gallery program for visitors who are blind or partially sighted, trained educators use verbal descriptions and hands-on materials to engage participants with the Museum’s art collections and exhibitions.

  2. FILMS
    Aurora Picture Show: Summer Filmmaking Camps “World Premiere”

    Law Building

    Aurora Picture Show’s summer camps encourage kids to collaborate on making movies. Join these young auteurs to walk the red carpet and see their cinematic creations on the Museum’s big screen!

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Photography in the Gardens of Bayou Bend

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Are you an amateur photographer? The Bayou Bend gardens provide a unique opportunity! Capture the beautiful blooms, gorgeous woodlands, and formal landscapes through your own lens. 

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Members Tour “Shooting the Moon: Photographs from the Museum’s Collection 50 Years after Apollo 11”

    Beck Building

    In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, the Museum presents Shooting the Moon. This tour explores the photography exhibition and encourages visitors to discuss the art together.

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Highlights of the MFAH

    Beck Building

    With more than 100 galleries and all the frequently changing exhibitions throughout the Museum, it’s almost impossible to see everything in one visit! Each “Highlights” tour includes different works of art.

  6. FILMS
    “Degas: Passion for Perfection” from the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

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    Degas: Passion for Perfection tells the complex and fascinating story of Edgar Degas, one of the most influential French artists of the late 19th century.

  7. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Tour “Between Play and Grief: Selections from the Latino American Collection”

    Beck Building

    Between Play and Grief: Selections from the Latino American Collection features a survey of works from the MFAH collection of modern and contemporary Latin American and Latinx art. This 45-minute tour explores the exhibition and encourages visitors to discuss the art together.

  8. PERFORMANCES
    Gallery Concert “Passion for Perfection”

    Beck Building

    In conjunction with the film screening of Degas: Passion for Perfection, the MFAH presents melodies by harpist Susanna Campbell.

  9. FILMS
    The Story of Temple Drake

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    A wealthy party girl (Miriam Hopkins) from a distinguished Southern family is kidnapped and held captive by a bootlegger. 

  10. FILMS
    Duck Soup

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    For the love (and money) of a wealthy widow, Groucho Marx’s Rufus T. Firefly, president of Freedonia, wages war on neighboring Sylvania.

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